For Immediate Distribution
November 7, 2008– Microïds, one of the leading adventure games producers and publishers, is opening today the Microïds Shop on the Web.
As of today, the Microïds Shop embraces 50 video games:
• The original Microïds games: the Still Life and Syberia series, the Dracula trilogy, and famous adventure hits like Sokal’s Amerzone and Sinking Island
• Cryo games: Microïds announced on October 20 the acquisition of the whole Cryo catalogue and brands. Egypt 3 will be available shortly on the Microïds Shop and the rest of the Cryo games will join the Shop in the near future
• Famous games from prestigious partners: adventure games from JoWooD Group and Nobilis enter the Microïds Shop catalogue, like Secrets of Da Vinci, Secrets of Atlantis or the Agatha Christie titles.
To celebrate the launch of its Shop, Microïds offers a 15% discount during 2 weeks on its entire catalogue.
All Microïds games on the Shop are now XP and Vista compatible, including the back catalogue titles.
The Microïds Shop allows gamers across the world to download their favorite games at any time, in a secure, fast and 100% legal way. The video games are downloaded in their complete version; they include all patches when necessary and the games manuals (in pdf format). Available in English and French as a starter, the Microïds Shop offers buy-and-download solutions in US dollars, Euros and pounds.
Roch Roustan, Microïds’ Managing Director is thrilled:“This announcement is a major step for Microïds in its strategy to offer all adventure gamers worldwide the chance to easily download and play the best of adventure catalogues, just a few clicks away. We will now regularly enrich our catalogue by securing new distribution partnerships with major publishers–to be announced shortly–, and by adding renowned games from the Cryo and Microïds back catalogues to our Shop”.
MICROÏDS is a leading adventure games producers and publishers in the U.S., Canada and Europe. With an ongoing focus on hiring the industry's best and brightest new talents, MICROÏDS is home to the teams that develop and create innovative games and interactive programs. MICROÏDS has one of the world’s first and largest adventure catalogues, bringing together titles from Microïds, Cryo, Index+ and Wanadoo Edition. MICROÏDS’ international successes include Still Life, Syberia, Atlantis, Dracula, Egypt and Versailles series, or the Amerzone and Obscure hits.
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